MRB Chairman Visits RRIES, Sg. Buloh

5 March 2009 – Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor, Chairman of MRB, visited the RRI Experimental Station (RRIES) in Sg. Buloh. This is his first official visit to the MRB research station since taking office.

Y.Bhg. Tan Sri was welcomed by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Dr Kamarul Baharain Basir, Director General of MRB, together with the MRB Management and Senior Officers. During the visit, Y.Bhg. Tan Sri was briefed on upstream research work by Dr. Ramli Othman, Director of the Production Development Division.

Y.Bhg. Tan Sri also spent some time to visit a rubber nursery, the Hevea Germplasm plot, LITS Project, Jatropha plot and biotechnology laboratory